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Guaviare

 

in its upper course called the Guayabero, a river in Colombia (South America), left-bank tributary of the Orinoco River. Length, about 1,300 km; basin area, about 140,000 sq km. It rises in the Eastern Cordillera, flows through the Mesa de Pardaos highlands, where it forms three falls, and then through the Orinoco lowlands. The river abounds in rapids; it is fed mainly by rain, and summer freshets are characteristic. It is navigable for small craft from the mouth of a left-bank tributary, the Ariari River (with interruptions at rapids).

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that contribute to the restoration of vegetation, reduce pressure on forests and advance the livelihoods of local communities in the municipalities of San Jose del Guaviare, Calamar and Cartagena del Chaira.
The US citizen was later transported by helicopter, as we always do, from San Jose del Guaviare where he was then transported to Bogota," Jordi Raich, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Colombia told reporters.
In a statement, the rebels named the man as Kevin Scott Sutay and said he had been taken on 20 June in El Retorno in the southern Guaviare Department.
Plantas utiles y su incorporacion a los sistemas productivos del Departamento del Guaviare (Amazonia colombiana).
We want to reach what we call la otra Colombia ["the other Colombia"], which means outlying areas like Amazonas and Guaviare departments.
They are fighting in the jungles of Guaviare to get them out," Uribe said.
Near San Agustin, several ways open in the mountains to communicate by the heights of the Guaviare river to the Orinoco's prairies and the Amazonian jungle; other ways lead to the Cauca river's valley and to the Pacific coast, other destinies are opened by the high hills towards the Ecuadorian mountain chains and by the Magdalena river's valley that spreads to the north it is reached the Caribbean sea, plenty of sun, blue horizon and lukewarm water.
An early report dated from l560 shows Indians along the Rio Guaviare taking this snuff with tobacco, which was reported to make them drowsy.
8) 64 3 128 4 256 9 10 512 3 1,024 1 Surveillance program ([dagger]) States of origin National Santander, Guaviare, Caldas Regional Cundinamarca * Ig, immunoglobulin.
5) Territorios Nacionales states include: Amazonas, Arauca, Casanare, Guainia, Guaviare, Putumayo, San Andres y Providencia, Vaupes, and Vichada.
We do not want to go back," explains one man, who uses the sole name Ma-be, and who arrived with the others in San Jose del Guaviare in southern Colombia in March.